Top Sports Stories (Feb 22, 2014)

Jermichael Finley hopeful for medical clearance

INDIANAPOLIS – An appointment with his renowned neurosurgeon days before he hits free agency will help determine how soon Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley can return to the field. Finley’s agent, Blake Baratz, told USA TODAY Sports on Frid…

USA Today February 21, 2014, 3:25 PM (PST)

USA Today

Magic part ways with Glen Davis as rebuilding effort continues, reach buyout agreement

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Magic are parting ways with forward Glen Davis. General Manager Rob Hennigan announced Friday that the team had agreed on a buyout for the remainder of Davis’ contract. Davis has started 43 of the 45 games he’s appeared in this seas…

FOX News February 21, 2014, 12:54 PM (PST)

FOX News

Hirscher looks for elusive Olympic medal in slalom

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Marcel Hirscher of Austria has won just about everything there is to win on a race hill. With one notable exception: An Olympic medal. The 24-year-old is a heavy favorite in the slalom race that closes out the Sochi Game… February 21, 2014, 3:20 PM (PST)

Detroit’s Zetterberg has back surgery

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg had back surgery Friday, and the team expects him to be evaluated again in about eight weeks. Zetterberg played through pain and scored a goal in Sweden’s opening victory over the Czech Republ…

YAHOO! February 21, 2014, 10:39 AM (PST)


Tanaka pitches first batting practice for Yankees

TAMPA, Florida (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka impressed Austin Romine when the Japanese star threw batting practice for the first time with the New York Yankees. The right-hander threw 25 pitches Friday morning at Steinbrenner Field, facing five batters for fi…

Yahoo! News February 21, 2014, 3:30 PM (PST)

Yahoo! News

James has broken nose and might miss Bulls game

Miami Heat forward LeBron James grimaces as he lies on the floor with a bloody nose in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. James was struck by Thunder’s Serge Ibaka o…

Daily Journal February 21, 2014, 2:46 PM (PST)

Daily Journal

State run ends in 1st round for Bradshaw girls basketball

The Bradshaw Mountain High girls’ basketball team’s fourth consecutive appearance in the Division 2 state tournament ended shortly after it began Wednesday night in Prescott Valley. Facing No. 18 seed Peoria, the No. 15 Lady Bears were knocked out in t…

Prescott Valley Tribune February 21, 2014, 1:28 PM (PST)

Prescott Valley Tribune

Clint Bowyer happy to hit reset after turbulent 2013

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. NASCAR’s Clint Bowyer was the picture of serenity while relaxing outside his motor coach of Daytona International Speedway. His two Shih Tzu dogs, Lola and Trip, scurried about the grounds. Bowyer and his fiancé, Lorra, were ma…

Wichita Eagle February 21, 2014, 3:30 PM (PST)

Wichita Eagle

High-scoring Oilers beat short-handed Sundogs

Even after losing three of four games and allowing a record number of goals in one of those, the Arizona Sundogs would love to meet the Tulsa Oilers again. Because that would mean a playoff berth. The Sundogs faced Tulsa for the last time during the re…

Prescott Valley Tribune February 21, 2014, 1:28 PM (PST)

Prescott Valley Tribune

Dallas sports insurer wants prize money back from Lance Armstrong

DALLAS (Reuters) – Lawyers for Lance Armstrong went to court in Dallas on Friday, to try to block a sports insurance company from re-opening an arbitration decision forcing the firm to pay $12 million in bonuses to the disgraced cyclist. Dallas-based S… February 21, 2014, 3:30 PM (PST)

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